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>> a young woman found shot to death inside an oakland hotel room earlier this morning. i'm tell you the updates we got from the investigator. >> judgment day. a pres conference is -- press conference is getting underway about how penn state handled jerry sandusky. >> we'll tell you why a volunteer for the marine center thinks the dolphin went back to
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the bay. >> a teacher in napa accused of having sex with two students. how he reportedly contacted them. mornings on 2 begins now. >> good morning to you. i'm dave. >> a young woman's body was found on the second floor of the starlight motel on mcarthur bull tar. alex joins us with new information. >> we just smoke with one of the investigating officers of this case, saying this is the place police have known for some time where prostitution tends to happen. officers arrived here early this morning and they found the body of that young
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woman up inside a second floor room here. this is a 19-year-old who had been shot once in the head. homicide detectives came here and tried to figure out who killed this woman obviously. this is the starlight hotel, 10000 mcarthur boulevard. the 911 calls came in 3:00 this morning. paramedics showed up here and they found the woman unresponsive and eventually she was declared dead here at the scene. the motive for the killing was still unclear but a short time ago an officer on the case gave us background on this motel. >> we've had issues here in the past. when i used to work the streets out here. but as far as problems, it is known for prostitution in the hotel rooms but that's about it. >> investigators also tell us
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there was a friend of this woman who was here at the motel this morning, administered cpr to her, trying to save the young woman's life but was unsuccessful in those attempts. that man is being interviewed right now and we're told he's being cooperative. no arrests so far in this case and it's been a very busy week for oakland homicide investigators. they've investigated seven homicides since friday. alex savage, ktvu eyewitness news. >> police set off flash bang grenades between birch and cherry streets. the house was surrounded for more than four hours. police parked a large armored vehicle in front of the home. when officers moved in, the shooting suspect they were looking for was not there. penn state university is reacting to the findings of an investigation in to the jerry
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sandusky sex abuse scandal. the report blasted the administration and the late head coach joe paterno for disregarding the safety and welfare of victims. let's go live to the news conference. >> our team conducted over 430 interviews of various individuals. i did my first one myself before thanksgiving and the last one this friday. the evidence found by investigators found critical contemporaneous correspondents from the time of these events. our investigative team made independent discovery of the critical 1998 and 2001 e-mails, the most important evidence in the case. we also confirmed through our separate forensic review that the correct year of the sandusky sexual assault witness by michael mcqueary was 2001, and not 2002,
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as set forth in the original grand jury presentment. we adhered faithfully to our original mandate. >> you're listening live to form er federal judge and fbi director louis free. he led the team that interviewed hundreds of people to learn how penn state responded to warning signs that the defensive coordinator, the man who helped joe paterno win two national titles, was a serial child molester. sandusky was convicted of 45 criminal counts and had testimony from 8 young men who said he abused them as boys. we'll monitor this conference and bring you updates throughout the morning. >> happening right now, a wild fire in the sierra foothills has forced more than two dozen evacuations. the fire in placer
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county started 3:30 yesterday afternoon. triple-digit temperatures, low humidity, and dry conditions fueled those flames. it's already burned 220 acres. it's about 20% contained. we're going to bring you much more on the efforts to put out the flames and a live report coming up at 7:35. a much bigger fire is burning in the mand ecino national forest. it's 35% contained. the firefighters hope to have it fully contained by next friday. >> 7:06. a woman and three teenagers were rescued after running in to trouble on russian river near heelsburg. they didn't have a cell phone but family members reported them missing when they failed to return home. the chp helicopter plucked the woman, her daughter,
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their nephew, and the daughter's friend to safety about 10 hours after they had set off. everyone is said to be okay. this morning marine biologists are tracking the progress of a wayward dolphin in south san francisco. claudine wong is live to explain why a volunteer for the center believes the dolphin may have made its way back in to the bay. >> the dolphin was surfacing quite frequently yesterday around this plant here. they said every 30 to 60 seconds they'd see him come up for air, a 10-foot bottle nose dolphin, but they haven't seen him this morning. this morning, about 5:30, a volunteer came out here looking for any sign of the dolphin. he did not see him. they did see the dolphin quite a bit yesterday though. i want to show you video of that dolphin
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as it was coming up out of the water. lots of people noticing the fin. what they were hoping for was that he was out exploring the canal and creek and that he would go back on his own and it looks like he did just that. >> if he had still been here and there were reasons for distress, then maybe we'd have to devise a plan to get him out of here. dolphins are hard to relocate. they're very fragile. >> a noe -- no-sighting is good news because they won't have to worry about any kind of rescue effort even though the dolphin was considered healthy. they think what convinced the dolphin to head back to deeper water was low tide that happened overnight. i talked to a gentleman who walked his dogs here and said he sees dolphins at high tide come through here. maybe the dolphin was exploring
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and has now gone back to the deeper waters of the bay. claudine wong, ktvu news. >> you were dealing with fog in some areas and other problems. how are we doing out there? >> it's foggy, dave. as a matter of fact we have had fog out there this morning if you're driving in san francisco and marin county. this is the bay bridge. i think you'll like it. it's light r than -- lighter than it normally is. in the east bay, had a report of a crashed car in to a wall on 580 westbound. that one appears to be not blocking any lanes. it's on the off ramp. this is a look at the golden gate bridge. we did find the fog and steve has been telling us pretty thick in southern marin and san francisco.
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heading south from heyward, also heading north in to oakland. southbound traffic not looking all that bad driving from hayward to fremont but it's a little congested. >> if you're inland it's going to be warm to hot but as sal was showing you on the pictures, there's a lot of fog out there. it's been held in check because high pressure said you're not going anywhere. that's not the case now as it starts to back off a little bit. it will allow the sea breeze to kick in. the fog is lifting a little bit moving over the bay. the biggest drop will be around the bay. it will still be hot inland for a couple locations. still 90s to 100s. by tomorrow everyone starts to cool down. 65 livermore, that's warm. 60 mountain view. santa rosa holding at 52. that's the key, that little low coming in. there will be a stronger one reinforcing it as we go in to the weekend and next week. this is the leading edge of the
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cooler pattern. again, the difference in the temperatures is like big. 50s, 60s, to 90s and 100s. some of the 100s will get replaced by 90s tomorrow. there will be a 40-degree spread on some of the temperatures. on the weekend, there will be a bigger fog bank. cooler for the bank. it will still be hot inland but a few locations go down 2 to 4 degrees. livermore was 104 yesterday, still in the 100s antioch to clear lake. clear lake, 102. this is always the toughest call when usually it's 3 and out, the heat, and then when does the sea breeze kick in? it will kick in for some today but it will take tomorrow for everyone to get on. it's 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and inland still some 100s. cooler pattern.
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>> time now, 7:11. today is the third spare the air day in a row we've had. are we really actually sparing the air? san francisco chronicle reports riders from bart fell by 5,000. 5800 passengers on tuesday. on the bay bridge, traffic went up by more than 3,000 at the tollbooth than two weeks earlier. we went out talking to people today to see if they actually pay attention when the spare the air alerts are declared. >> it's hard to change your commute schedule just because somebody says it's spare the air day. >> i didn't even know there was a spare the air day until you said something but i can see how some people are ignoring it because we're individualistic, we don't see a lot of the big picture. >> by the way, the spare the air campaign has been around for 21 years.
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>> it's 7:12. today investigators are at the scene of the fiery train crash in ohio. what they're saying about the cause of derailment. >> battling bullies. the changes facebook is rolling out this week in an effort to fight cyber bullying. t pastrami melt. get to your local subway for some dinnertime deliciousness tonight. subway. eat fresh.
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>> the fog bank tarting to make its presence felt. it will be cooler around the bay today. still some areas well away from the coast will be in the 90s or 100s. but a little cooler today. >> 7:15. federal investigators are look ing for clues in to the fiery trail derailment in columbus, ohio, yesterday. three tanks of ethanol exploded and are still smuldering this morning. early results suggest
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mechanical failure may be the cause. officers have been killed in pakistan in the eastern part of the country. gunmen stormed the building and opened fire on the group, killing at least nine police officers. many of the officers were from a different region and were in there for training. a top syrian diplomat has defected. criticizing the asad regime for its blood y crackdown. the diplomat is the second prominent syrian to break from the government in the past week and sources say he's likely headed for turkey. >> in just about 15 minutes, vice president joe biden will deliver a rebuttal to mitt romney's speech yesterday, at the naacp convention in houston. a lot of people are asking why
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president obama isn't making that speech. >> president obama doesn't have any other events on his schedule so it's unclear why he's not making the trip. the white house says he's spoken at the reception in the past. mitt romney got a polite reception but was booed repeatedly during his speech yesterday especially when he said he wants to get rid of the president's health reform. >> i'm going to eliminate every nonessential expensive program, that includes obama care. [ boos ] >> the boos continued for about 15 seconds. but romney did bring in some applause lines, alike when he said he opposed gay marriage. this is interesting, house democratic leader nancy pelosi said she thinks it was a calculated move
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for romney to get booed at the convention but she didn't elaborate beyond that. she has a news conference this morning so we'll see if she says anything more about it. >> we're finding out more about republican presidential candidate mitt romney and how he'll be coming here to the bay area for fundraising on july 22nd, the day before president obama is due to come here for fundraising. mitt romney will attend a $50,000 a person luncheon at the wood side home of billion air tom seeble. he'll be appearing at the fair mont hotel in san francisco. we're also getting more details about president obama's fundraising swing through the bay area. the following day, july 23rd, the president will be at a $35,000 a person fundraiser at the piedmont home of long
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time democratic supporters quinn delaney and jordan. >> new this morning, the navy is sending underwater drones to the persian gulf. their mission is to destroy mines in the straight of hormus. officials in iran threatened to close the straight by using mines. a search is underway after an avalanche in the french aisle swept six european climbers to their death. there are several unaccounted for. a group of 28 climbers from switzerland, germany, spain, france, denmark, and serbia were believed to be in the expedition caught in the avalanche. >> an oversight board is playing hard ball with the 49ers. just last month board members shifted $30 million in
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redevelopment money away from the 49ers' stadium project to local schools. the mercury news reports the board has hired an attorney at $275 an hour and legal costs may top $50,000. no matter what happens in the case, the 49ers say they expect to hopeen that new stadium in 2014. >> that new stadium in 2014. >> >> facebook is adding tools that make it easier to report harassment or bullying. teens will have more options when classifying unwanted posts. they'll have a short survey to rank the seriousness of the issue. for the worst issues, users will be directed to the suicide chat hot line or other professional help. this morning realty track reports california saw an 18% spike in the number of homes that entered the foreclosure
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process. it's the second month in a row the number of households receiving the first foreclosure paperwork jumped. it's taking more than a year for homes to go from first filing to the bank taking over property. >> 7:20. a san jose how -- house fire has left a family of 4 homeless. they had the fire under control in about an hour. damage mostly contained in the attic. no one was hurt. four people charged with killing a man they say was pitching a 17-year-old girl. they'll go back to a san francisco courtroom at 9:00 this morning. the girl's parent are accused of hunting down calvin sneed, then killing him in the city's bayview district. prosecutors say two suspects helped the couple. all four of
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the defendants pleaded not guilty. >> is it hot enough yet? it is for me . up next, steve paulson will tell us when to expect a cool-down for the inland parts of the bay area.
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>> time now 7:24. attorneys for the sus pended sheriff rimi, mayor lee is firing back accusations saying enough is enough. the time has come for ross mirkarimi to begin dealing with the facts.
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my testimony before the commission was entirely truthful. mirkarimi's lawyer claims mayor lee purges himself twice, first time when he said that he never offered mirkarimi another job if he agreed to step down, and again when he testified that he had never talked about the matter with a city supervisor. >> 7:24. let's check in with sal and see what's happening on the road. >> nothing right now, tor i and dave. theand dave. the traffic is a little slow but things are getting busier. at the toll plaza we'll see traffic has become a little busier. it was lighter just a few moments ago. it got busy at 6:30, got light at 7:00 and we're seeing a crowd. santa clara valley, north 101 you're
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going to see slow traffic as you head in to the valley. let go to steve. >> we do have a bigger fog bank today. it's been there the whole time. the coast has not cut in on the heat wave but the fog is really starting to pick up a little intensity, helped along by systems of the north. it's going to be cooler for many today, not for all. we see a low off of oregon. the counterclockwise position will bring in high clouds. some locations are cool. beautiful spin in the atmosphere between portland and seattle. that's what's lifting the fog. there will be another system coming in behind that which will settle along the west coast. the transitions, bayside cools off, inland temperatures will be warm to hot. yesterday was the hottest day no doubt about it. by the weekend, entire area of cool pressure settles in. that
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means everyone will cool down. cooler by the bay today. warm to hot inland. a sea breeze kicks in later today. 50s, 60s, 70s, coast and bay. then even 100s today. cooler tomorrow by another 10 degrees. then we settle in, quiet pattern in the weekend and early next week. >> 7:26. the oakland police search for suspects in the fatal shooting of a teenager, the second incident of the shooting fight under investigation. >> a teacher accused of having inappropriate relationships with two different students. we'll tell you about the high tech method police used.
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>> 7:29. a substitute teacher at a north bay high school has been arrested of child molestation. details are really making parents cringe this morning. >> the napa police sergeant who is in charge of the investigation came on duty about a half hour ago. we put in a couple calls to him and trying to get more details about the investigation. brock daniels is in custody at napa county jail. napa police arrested the assistant football coach on tuesday. daniels worked at
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vintage high school in napa. we were there earlier this morning and got video of the school. according to police, daniels contacted the girls through a social networking site and began a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl in 2010 and that inappropriate relationship lasted almost a year. investigators say he approached a 16-year-old and began an inappropriate relationship with that girl which lasted from march till june of this year. according to the napa valley register, daniels also texted the girl to set up liaisons at his home. daniels is a former vintage high school football player himself and has been an assistant coach since 2010. police say daniels was not the girls' coach. the district says he'll no longer work at any schools in the district. we also found a web page for daniels where he offers his services as a strength and conditioning coach. he's now in jail charged with a number of sexual allegations including using a computer to set up the
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alleged rendezvous. police are urging anyone with information to contact with them. we've been in contact with napa police trying to get more detail about this investigation and find out the status of that investigation, find out if they're looking for more victims in this case. for now, we're live in napa. >> oak lbd police are looking -- oakland police are looking in to whether gunshots fired last night are related to tuesday's shooting of a boy. 25 shots as they left the vigil for hadari askari. the back window of a green chrysler convertible was blown out and bullets left holes in the car. our crew says people inside the car jumped out and ran. meanwhile, the family of askari is pleading for anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. there's a crime stopper reward to up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest. witnesses
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heard multiple gunshots and saw two to four people in black hoodies running from the scene on leona creek drive on tuesday. the motive for the shooting is unknown. >> california's largest marijuana dispensary is being threatened with federal action. u.s. attorneys posted a notice at harbor side health center this week, threatening to close the shop and its sister location in san jose. prosecutors say the dispensaries violate federal drug laws. harbor side will be holding a news conference at 9:00 this morning. alameda county is considering forcing drug makers to pay the cost of the disposing of unwanted drugs. the goal is to prevent unused drugs from ending up in bay area waters or in the hands of drug addicts. the measure is the first of its kind here in the u.s. failure to comply could lead to penalties
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of up to $1,000 a day. >> hans reiser attacked the character of his dead wife during opening statements. reiser told the jury that his wife nina was jealous of their two children and lied about them being sick. a friend of nina reiser disputed the claims and said she was a loving mother. reiser is serving a 15-year prison sentence for killing his wife at his oakland hills home in 2006. his children are suing him for $15 million for emotional damages. a town is backing down from a controversial dog park ban. it would ban dogs from being off their leash at the park. dog lovers collected enough signatures for a referendum against the band and they rescinded the ordiance all together. >> overnight, fires at a conquered high school could have
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been arson. firefighters saw two trash can fires at about 11:00. firefighters had to break a gate just to get to the flames. no word of any arrests. happening right now, a wild fire burning in the sierra foothills has forced more than two dozen evacuations. this fire started about 3:30 yesterday afternoon in placer county, about 40 miles northeast of auburn. triple-digit temperatures, low humidity, dry conditions caused those fires to spread very quickly. it's burned 220 acres. it's about 20% contained so far. a much bigger fire burning in the mandecino national forest. the flames are getting close to homes and ranches. it's 35% contained. firefighters say they hope to have it fully contained by next friday.
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a northern california man accidentally set his house on fire while trying to get rid of spiders. he used a blow torch to clear spiders from his backyard. the man caught some dry plants on fire while he was trying to burn up the spider webs. the fire spread to the attic. things got out of control. luckily no one was hurt but the fire caused $25,000 damage. >> 7:36. we're learning about a major cyber attack targeting yahoo users. hackers stole hundreds of thousands of yahoo accounts and passwords from a yahoo server. the particular accounts affected by the attack coming up. . yahoo's board of directors will give the permanent ceo to the man doing the job since may.
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ross levenson will be named yahoo's 5th new coe in five years. industry analysts say he'll bring a new perspective. his predecessors view yahoo as a tech county but he views it as a media giant. >> time now, 7:36. how is 280 doing? >> it's doing pretty well until you get to the 17 interchange. now it's backing up in to downtown san jose. there are accidents but it's slow. 280 is getting better after the expressway. you have to deal with a little bit of slow traffic. obviously we want it to be completely clear. that's not the case. northbound 17 traffic is doing well but it does slow approaching 280. this morning's commute at the toll plaza has been up and down. now it's back down.
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hasn't been all that bad though. once you head on to the bridge in to san francisco it's better. it's red by lawrence expressway. 101 slowing. >> for the inland areas it's still going to be warm to hot, hazy skies, but the fog is ramping up and being helped along by a system to the north. this is the start of a cooling trend. for some, it will take another day. for many around the bay it will cool down. along the coast, it has not been very warm at all, it's been very cool. it's been cool here. shallow marine layer as -- is now lifting. the fog bank deepens. it needs something to help it along, a little umph. there will be two of them as they come in for the weekend. the
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mission, which usually gets the warmest, willy diaz said steve, pretty good breeze today. feels cooler. 67. that's my official high for the city as well as the fog is getting ready to roll in. 50s and 60s, livermore. santa rosa 52 and the cities at 52. oakland 54. kind of cool there. west northwest, 10. west southwest 14 at fairfield, picking up a little bit. if it goes to 20, that will tell you everything you need to know. as that moves in that takes the fog and lifts it. tropical clouds coming up from southern california, very, very close. they'll get pushed off toward the east because the direction will be west southwest instead of out of the south and that's not favorable for cloud formation. 50s to 100s today.
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big difference around the area. cooling trend starts today for some and for everybody on friday. that will be lake county and point east to the sacramento valley by the weekend. cooler around the bay. temperatures from 80s, 90s , to upper 90s to near 100 degrees. a lot more 60s, 70s, and low 80s for some. concord 95. san jose 86, santa clara 86. 50s, 60s parts of the coast. south san francisco, 60s, 70s, and low 80s on the peninsula. cooler on friday. with your weekend always in view it will be cooler across the board, even out to the sacramento valley sunday and monday. >> 20 minutes before 8:00. two organizations in the south bay are among the winners in a contest sponsored by first lady michelle obama.
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the contest is part of the first lady's let's move campaign to fight childhood obesity. she invited community groups to make videos showcasing how they promote healthy eating and exercise. this video shows an after school program offered by the south valley family ymca and won an honorable mention. this video shows a partnership between san jose state university and the community church in santa clara. it won an honorable mention. all the contest winners will be invited to the white house to meet with the first lady. a bay area councilman was punched and then dumped at a horse racing track. the bizarre attack now under investigation. >> yahoo apparently hacked. who's claiming responsibility and the half million accounts that may be compromised.
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>> stocks can't seem to get unstuck from a losing pattern. simmering fears about the european debt crisis and weakening global economy are pushing stocks lower for a 6th straight day. the dow is down 108. nasdaq down 49. s&p down 15. the latest jobless numbers are much better than expected. this morning the labor department reported jobless claims fell to 350,000 last week, that's down 26,000 from the week before and the lowest level in four years. experts say fewer auto sector layoffs could be one reason for the surprising reports. >> 7:44.
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chevron forecasting bigger profs in the 2nd quarter. the company says lower oil prices were offset by better than expected numbers from the refineries. chevron says its daily production average jumped 14,000 barrels a day in the first two months of the quarter. with the temperatures going up, businesses are cooling down. all that air conditioning has pg and e asking companies to reduce power use. today is what's called a peek day pricing event. corporate customers will see a surcharge added to their electric rates between 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. if they don't try to save power. if they do save, they'll save energy and money. >> another hack attack, this one involving one of the biggest players on the internet. pam cook is in the studio to let us know what's going on. >> this is big. 450,000 yahoo accounts are affected but security experts say that could be just the beginning.
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the user names and passwords were reportedly stolen from yahoo voice, voice over internet protocol. the passwords were not encrypted and the information was posted online. that means other hackers can take that information and use it to infiltrate other sites. one security analyst says the passwords are linked to a wide variety of e-mail addresses as well such as yahoo mail and gmail. industry website cnet reports it breach was intended as a wake-up call and not as a threat, and that yahoo security is lax. the advice? change all your pass words now. >> time 7:46. the congressman who push ed for contempt of congress charges against attorney general eric holder is facing his own ethics complaints.
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complaints were filed against issa. they say he violated federal law by concluding material from a sealed wiretap in a congressional record. jesse jackson, jr.'s office says he's getting intense medical treatment for a mood disorder. the statement says he's at a residential treatment facility and responding well to treatment. still not sure what kind of mood disorder the congressman has. >> the house of representatives voted mostly along party lines to repeal the president's health reform law. the repeal stands no chance of passing in the senate where democrats have the majority. if it ever got to the president's desk, he would veto it. as more people take up running there's concern about how much is too much.
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the chronicle reports that more than half a million people ran marathons in the u.s. last year, that's double the number 20 years ago. doctors say running in moderation has proven benefits, but those running more than 50 miles a week and spend a lifetime running marathons may be causing their bodies more harm than good. >> police searching for a man who knocked out a san pablo city councilman. he went to see a tenant of a property he owns last week. a man suddenly burst out the door, screamed for him to get out, and punched morris in the chest. morris said he passed out and woke up in his car at golden gate fields if en gate -- five miles away. >> the san francisco public library is launching a campaign
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to keep teenagers out of trouble this summer. it's enlisting the help of 17 teenagers to help build a youth center. it's part of an effort to get teenagers off the streets. the mayor's office said it's help 4200 young people find a summer job. >> a 19-year-old man accused of a fatal stunt driving accident is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. den i'll lara is facing charge of vehicular manslaughter, dui, and hit and run. he was doing donuts when he lost control of the car and a passenger was partially ejected. he left the scene and was seen tossing a bottle of alcohol over a fence. every plane has a black box recorder to record the moments before the crash. many cars have a similar device. most
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cars include an edr, event data recorder. it can record information such as were the occupants wearing their seatbelts. >> it keeps it honest. you're not going to lie about your speed or what happened because there's evidence saying what happened. >> the senate has passed a bill that would require them to be in all vehicles by 2015. >> time now, 7:49. why the price of the food you buy may go up real soon. the reason is because of something that's happening hundreds of miles away. >> plus the reason troops could play a role in securing the olympic games. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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cornstalks aren't getting enough moisture to go. corn prices will go up but so will the price of meat as well as processed foods. meat animals are fed corn, and corn syrup is used in thousands of packaged foods. >> new this morning, saudi arabia is preparing to send two female athletes to the london olympics for the first time. according to reports the female athlete will compete is judo and track and field. it's been under pressure to end its practice of only allowing male athletes to compete. an official announcement has not yet been made. britain is putting 3500 members of the military on stand by ahead of the upcoming olympic games. the move comes after the private contractor in charge of security said it's been unable to recruit and train enough private guards in time. the government says the troops will be ready to deploy to cover any
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security shortfall. >> 7:53. sal, can you help the folks on highway 101? >> we're looking in marin county. southbound 101 looks like a little bit of slow traffic coming around the corner over the hill to madera. i'm checking with chp and don't see anything reported on southbound 101. it's possible something just happened and chp doesn't know about it yet and we don't know about it yet. but look at the slow traffic, southbound 101 down to cordo madera out of san rafael. use a lot of caution. this is northbound 2 80, 101, and the santa clara valley. looks good. 7:54. let's go to steve. >> there's a bigger fog bank today. the coast has not joined
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the party as far as the heat goes. but there's a much stronger sea breeze from raquel. good information. she said cloudy and cold, steve. there's a lot of fog. if the mission has fog, that tells you most of the city is dealing with some of that. a lot of tropical clouds screaming up from the south but they've put on the air brakes and that will deflect it off toward the east. 65, livermore. most of the fog has filled in on marin. west southwest at 15. if that gets up to 20, that's a sure sign we'll cool down. see that little spin in the atmosphere? that's all it takes. that's going to continue to increase that fog bank over the next 24 to 36 hours. 100s well inland. it takes another day to break down the temperatures. fog needs to get
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around 2,000 feet for cooler temperatures to make it. that will happen friday and in to the weekend. it will be cool all the way up to the sacramento valley. much of next week looks cool. cooler for many around the bay today. 50s, 60s, 70s, and 90s inland but temperatures coming down about 3 to 5 degrees for many. everybody gets in on the cool down. temperatures will settle in, 60s, 70s, and low 80s. >> four raptors are -- rafters are now safe after a long night on the russian river. how they ran in to trouble. >> earlier this morning a young woman found shot to death. what neighboring guests saw and heard this morning. >> a rare sight in south san francisco. people are talking about this. a dolphin near sfo. we'll bring you an update.
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>> welcome back. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. it's thursday, july 12
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th. we're beginning with developing news from oakland. a woman's body was found at the starlight motel on mcarthur boulevard during the night. alex savage is live at the eastmont police station right now. investigators are still trying to find out what happened to her. >> still a lot of unanswered questions for investigators. it's been a violent week here in oakland. the 7th homicide just since friday. the latest one happened inside a hotel room, the starlight motel. officers removed the body of this young woman. she was shot in the head. investigators collected evidence and took photos inside the room. it began with 911 calls that came in around 3:00 this morning. that's when paramedics showed up and found the woman unresponsive in the room. she was eventually declared dead. police won't say
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if there's anything they're looking at in connection with the crime. it was a nerve-wracking morning for other hotel guests nearby. one woman we talked to told us she heard gunfire and lots of screaming. >> that was too close for comfort. if i would have walked -- you know, out here, and i was thinking of going back out and getting something to drink and something told me stay in the room. that's when it happened. >> police say there was a rescue attempt inside room 11. they say a friend of the woman who was killed actually gave her cpr before first responders were able to get there. that friend is being cooperative with investigators and is being
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interviewed. other than that, police say they don't have a whole lot to go on in the way of leads for the investigation and the motive for the killing still remains@dolphin spotted in the water yesterday may have made its way back out to sea. the bottle nose dolphin was spotted in colma creek near highway 101.
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marine biologists say the dolphin did not appear to be in distress and they've seen no sign of it this morning. >> it got two feet lower this morning at tide. hopefully that encouraged him to go back out in to the water. >> the dolphin may have been hiding from a predator or simply exploring the waterways. the san francisco couple accused of killing their teenage daughter's alleged pimp will return to court in an hour. they've pleaded not guilty in murdering calvin sneed in bayview. prosecutors say they have surveillance video from an unrelated fbi investigation. they say it shows wilson and williams conspiring to murder sneed minutes before the shooting. >> a lawyer who once represented a triple convicted murderer may lose her license to
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practice law. she's accused of smuggling a hit list of jail for bay. brown says she thought it was a love letter. now she's facing possible disisbarment ata hearing that is scheduled for monday. a hearing scheduled this morning for former san jose elementary school teacher facing child pornography charges. after a nine-month investigation, police investigated 50-year-old johnny urias. he'll reportedly enter a plea today. the remains of a world war ii era u.s. marine are being return today the bay area this morning. technical sergeant james sisne grew up in livermore and redwood city. his family helped the military recover his remains and bring them here. the patriot guard
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riders will be escorting his remains to a funeral home in just about an hour from now, then on to golden gate national cemetery tomorrow. >> it's 8:03. today is the third spare the air day in a row, but is anyone actually sparing the air? the san francisco chronicle reports bart ridership dropped by more than 5800 passengers on tuesday compared to two weeks earlier when there was not a spare the air day. on the bay bridge, traffic actually increased, more than 3800 tolls were paid compared to two weeks earlier. we asked riders if they pay attention when air quality alerts are issued. >> it's hard to change your commute schedule because someone says it's spare the air day. >> i didn't even know there was a spare the air day until you said something but i can see how people are ignoring it because we're a little individualistic, we don't really see a lot of the big picture. >> the spare the air campaign
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has been around in fact for 21 years. >> time now 8:04. sal has been around since 4:30 this morning. how are we doing this morning? >> i've been around a lot longer than that. [ laughter ] good morning, everyone. let's go outside and take a look of what we have now. southbound 101 in marin county is pretty slow. heading down to the 580 interchange and beyond that, this is because of slow traffic coming over the hill and i'm still trying to figure out why. i look at southbound 101, there is a minor collision, and it's blocking the right lane. so i guess that's all there is. it seems -- i shouldn't be surprised. a very minor accident is causing all this slow-down. southbound 101. it's blocking the right lane. it's a white truck and a smaller white sedan and all of the sudden you're going to have the slow-down. let's take a look at
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the bay bridge toll plaza. that's light. you'll like this getting in to san francisco. if you're driving northbound 101, 280, or 17, south bay traffic is not all that bad. 8:05. let's go to steve . >> good morning, good morning. bigger fog bank out there today and some people have been waving the white flag. some love the heat and some are like where is the fog? it's starting. the fog has been there by the coast which has not gotten in on a big warmup at all. the city hit 71 yesterday and that's just nice, not like 101 or 102. there's been a ton of fog out there and it's been very shallow. it's now lifting, helped along by a system to the north. that's all it takes. it looks like it kill carry us in to the weekend and also in to early next week as well. a couple reports coming in from the mission. very foggy, cool, 52 degrees.
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usually one of the warmest locations. we'll go 65. that's not very warm . yesterday's high temperature, 71. looks like that will be the warmest of the week as temperatures drop again. san jose is at 61 degrees. there's 50s out there . west southwest 10. that won't do it. it's a sea breeze . sometimes the wind kicks up in cordelia first. any rain from the tropical clouds? no, but close. it's going to be starting to push off toward the east so it won't make it. a few high clouds will. 90s, 100s inland. 50s, 60s, boy the coast. cooler air starting to push east. some locations will drop 10 degrees yesterday compared to yesterday. inland will come down 3 to 5, and some won't come down at all
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until tomorrow. we'llee the big -- see the big fog pank coming in. cooler around the coast, cold for some. anywhere from 60s, 50s, to 100. fairfield, 97. 99 in pittsburgh. 67 now alameda. 70 oakland. wall -- walnut creek, 92. 90s for morgan. 80s mainly for some. then on the peninsula, 70s and 80s but 60s along much of the coast. cooler friday and the weekend always in view. we'll have a big cool-down in to sunday and early next week. >> it's 8:08. pet owners need to remember their four-legged friends as we hit the hottest days of summer. san jose animal services has received more than 40 cars about animals left in
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hot cars. one of the latest incidents was tuesday when 3 puppies and two adult dogged were pulled out of a locked car near 15th street and julian. >> dogs looked like they were panting heavily. it was clearly over 100 degrees. it appeared to him that the puppies were lethargic. >> the dogs were rescued and returned to their owner who was cited. a study by san francisco state shows if it's 80 degrees outside, the temperature in the car will reach 100 degrees in 10 minutes. >> customers arrived at the clothes been cleaners to drop off items. weeks ago, the store suddenly closed. police checked on welfare of the owner monday night to make sure she was okay. she told the police she has been very ill. >> the police were here a couple evenings ago because i
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think people are at the level which they're wanting their things. >> the store owner sent an e-mail to the customers saying she's hoping to be back open again saturday morning. >> a group of book lovers is trying to find a new location for the city's library. for the past 13 years, the oakly library has shared its space with the freedom high school library. now a group of volunteers is looking for a new place for the library away from the school. one idea is to fix up a building that used to be a sheriff substation. >> 8:10. tori campbell is smart. but do you make good decisions when you don't have a lot of time to consider your options? a new study about how we make snap decisions. >> and vice president joe biden is addressing the naacp right now. his response to mitt romney's remarks to the same group yesterday.
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>> bigger fog bank today. it's going to be cooler. still hot. temperatures starting to come down a little bit. that's a big fog bank regrouping in the city. so coast and bayside today stays cool. coast comes down along the bay. >> 8:13. federal investigators looking fr clues in to what caused yesterday's fiery trail derailment in columbus, ohio. luckily no one was hurt, but three tankers filled with ethanol blew up.
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they're still smoldering this morning. the investigation may last close to two weeks. several officers have been killed now in a deadly attack on police in pakistan. this happened in lahore, the eastern part of pakistan. officials say gunmen stormed the building and started shooting, killing at least nine police officers. most of the officers are from a different region. they were in lahore for training. a top syrian diplomat has defected. the ambassador to iraq criticized the asad regime of syria for its bloody crackdown. he asked the question: where is the honor in killing your countrymen? that's the second prominent syrian official to break away from the government in the past week and sources say he may be headed to turkey. >> vice president joe biden is right now speaking at the naacp convention in houston. that's the same group that booed mitt
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romney yesterday. allison burns joins us this morning. biden got a pretty warm welcome. >> there were quite a lot of cheers when joe biden took the stage 10 minutes ago. let's get to a live look inside the convention hall. biden is coming out swinging this morning, trying to counter mitt romney's argument that he's the best candidate for black voters. at first biden seemed to relish the greeting he got from the naacp crowd. >> you know what they say, flatter is all right as long as you don't inhale. [ laughter ] you keep this up, i'll start inhaling. it's good to be home. [ cheering ] it's good to be home. it's good to be back. >> it was a tougher crowd for romney at the convention yesterday. he was repeatedly booed, especially when he said he wanted to repeal president obama's health reform law, but the republican candidate tried to make the case that he is the
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best candidate to bring down the 14% african american unemployment rate, but he does have a lot of challenge there. poles show romney is trailing president obama by 87% among black voters. reporting live from washington, d.c., allison burns, ktvu news. >> we're learning mitt romney will come to the bay area for fundraising on july 22nd, the day before president obama is scheduled to come here for fundraising. romney will attend a $50,000-per-person luncheon at the wood side home of tom seble. and his last stop, a private $50,000-per-person dinner in pacific heights. we're learning more details about president obama's fundraising swing through the bay area the following day, july 23rd. the president will attend a
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$35,000-per-person fundraiser at the piedmont home of long time democratic supporters quinn delaney and jordan. >> time now, 8:16. new this morn, the -- morning, the u.s. navy sending underwater drones to the golf. the u.s. brought in the sea drones from germany a couple of month ago when iran threatened to close the straight of formus by using mines. an accident in the french alps killed six european climbers. nine climbers were hurt. some are unaccounted for. climbers were believed to be in the expedition from several countries caught in the avalanche. >> a san jose house fire left a family of four looking for a new
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place to live. firefighters were called to the mulberry lane home shortly after 5:00 yesterday evening. they had the fire under control about an hour later. damage was mostly contained to the attic. no one was hurt. in santa clara county, an oversight board is playing hard ball. they shifted $30 million of redevelopment money away from the stadium project so the money could be spent on local schools. the news reports they've hired a attorney and legal costs could exceed $50,000. no matter what happens with the case, the 49ers still expect to open the new stadium in 2014. >> the time now, 8:18. with a number of homes facing foreclosure, it went up last month. california saw an 18% spike in the number of homes that entered the foreclosure process in june, compared to the same time last year.
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this is the second month in a row the number of households getting the first foreclosure paperwork has jumped. it's taken more than a year for the homes to go from the first filing to the bank taking over those properties. the california state fair kicks off today in sacramento. it will be a full day of activities for children and parents. lots of food, rides, and outdoor learning adventures just to name a few. the fair will run through sunday, july 29th, at the cal expo fairgrounds. >> a new study finds most people choose the first option they're presented with when they need to make a snap decision. researchers at uc berkeley found most participants chose the gum they were first presented with when asked to choose between two similar sticks of gum.
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the same behavior appeared in buying a car and deciding who is worthy of being granted parole. the study findings have implications for marketers trying to distinguish their product from the competition. facebook is adding tools that make it easier to report harassment. teens will have more options when classifying unwanted posts. they'll also receive a short survey to rank the seriousness of the issue. for the worst issues, users will be directed to the suicide chat hot line or other professional help. >> starbucks will open in a funeral home lobby in south carolina next month. the family that runs the funeral home says it could give grieving family members a break from all the stress they're going through. it will be open to the public through a separate entrance and
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patio. there's an app that could get you out of awkward situations. it's called the bad date rescue. users can make their phone ring by setting it to call at a preset time or through an emergency prompt. when you answer your phone, you'll hear a recorded message you could pretend is your mother, your neighbor, or your boss calling. this free app was created by the eharmony dating site found er. outlet stores are expected to open in livermore. 2,000 new jobs will have to be filled. next week there is a workshop for anyone interested in the new mall jobs. they'll offer help with interview techniques, writing resumes and filling out job applications. the workshop will be tuesday from 10:00 to 3:00 at the livermore main library. paragone out lens is planning to host a job fair in the early fall. >> it was a normal day of fishing until a shark jumped up
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and snapped the catch. see one family's frightening encounter. >> we're looking outside. this is what it looked like outside weather-wise, cooling down. steve told you it would. we'll tell you which part of the bay area you'll see the biggest drop in temperatures today. >> good morning. traffic is going to be a little bit slow as you cross.
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>> 8:24. what happened to a young woman fishing in south carolina is hard to miss. watch what jumps out of the water here. >> oh, [ bleep ]! >> it scared me too. that was a shark , a bull shark jumped out of the cherry grove inlet and shocked sarah and her family. nine feet long, 200 -plus pounds and ate her fish. >> i was like oh, my gosh, it could jump up here and get me. >> they believe the shark is still lurking in the same waters. they plan to keep fishing in these waters but they're not going to go swimming. >> i wonder why. make me talk with a southern accent too. sal, what's happening at the toll plaza? >> i've been watching that video all morning.
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it's funny. the guy's re ackz --guy's reaction -- just great. good morning, everybody. i'll try to keep from laughing. bay bridge toll plaza looks pretty good coming in from san francisco. not a bad commute at all. as a matter of fact, it's a very nice drive -- [ laughter ] this is going to be hard. no. southbound 1 zeer wun -- 101, this is nothing to laugh about. a crash in theit to the shoulder. finally we're getting relief here. doesn't look good. this is what people hate, being surprised by traffic where it is normally not really a lot of slow traffic. it's been there this way for at least a half hour. give yourself extra time. one more thing we want to look at here, south bay, pretty normal and typical. northbound 87, there's a new crash and then 280 is much slower than it was. a late commute for the south bay,
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pretty heavy on all the freeways. 8:26. >> sal, we're going to need a bigger boat. [ laughter ] we do have some fog out there but it's been there all week and didn't have any place to go except by the coast. that allowed temperatures inland to soar. it's going to be warm to hot inland. hazy. the fog is lifting now courtesy of a system spinning off of seattle and portland. that's up there. so the shallow fog bank marine layer, let's call it fog, lifts. as it lifts it could make it farther inland. tomorrow everyone cools down. fairfield still dealing with a west wind but it's 10 miles per hour. that won't do it. calm santa rosa. the sea breeze is trying. i think later this
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afternoon it really picks up a lot of umph. by the weekend, even out to sacramento valley it will be a cooler stronger sea breeze and bigger fog bank. the coast has not warmed up much. 50s and 60s there. i do think some inland locations come down 3 to 5. tomorrow everybody starts to cool down. that takes us right in to the weekend and we settle there for a while. >> 8:27. a report of shame and disgrace. the report that came out this morning about the penn state sex abuse scandal. >> our most saddening and sobering findings is the total disregard of the safety and welfare of sandusky's child victims. >> we have the details of the long awaited internal investigation and who investigators blamed for the scandal. >> we're on stand by here at
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the police department. >> the justice department announces plans to shut down the biggest medical marijuana dispensary in california.
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>> welcome back. time is 8:31. the justice department is threatening to close down california's largest medical marijuana dispensary. ktvu's claudine wong is here to tell us why the federal government is taking action against whether they're calling marijuana superstores. >> certainly they believe they're targeting the
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superstores, the focus harbor side health center here in oakland. this morning, in about a half an hour we expect a press conference to get underway to address the issue, this press conference being held by the mare, city council men and harbor side folks talking about the latest crackdown by the federal government. the largest shop targeted for closure, suggesting this crackdown. this tends to be an issue between the state law and federal law, what local communities are doing and what the federal government is doing. medical marijuana legal in california, but the u.s. attorney's office saying that they're citing federal law which makes it unlawful to rent, lease, profit or make available for use any place that contributes to the sale of marijuana. so the question this morning is what will they do about harbor side? is it going to be the next on its list of places to crackdown? we'll
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continue to watch this situation, but again, the focus is on can oakland give these permits to the medical marijuana dispensaries to operate? can the super stores operate under state law and does it conflict with federal law and what will the feds do about it? claudine wong, ktvu tv news. >> turns -- mayor lee is firing back against accusations saying: enough is enough. the time has come for ross mirkarimi to begin dealing with the facts, reckless and outrageous allegations of perjury have been made about my testimony before the ethics commission. but my testimony before the commission was entirely truthful. mirkarimi's attorney claims mayor lee
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perjured himself twice. when he testified he had never discussed the matter with the city supervisor. >> 8:33. a teacher in napa has been arrested for allegedly having sex with two teenage girls. reportedly he worked as a substitute teacher at vintage high school in napa. christian captain joining us live in napa now with more details about the evidence in this case. >> we've moved around a lot this morning. we were at vintage high at about 4:30 this morning, made our way over to the county jail. we're here at napa police department where we're waiting for the detective in charge of the investigation to come on out and give us the latest details on the case. earlier we were over at the jail. the latest custody reports listed brock daniels as still being in custody there. napa police arrested the teacher and coach on tuesday. so far we've learned he's not been able to raise the $1 million set as bail in his case. he worked at vintage high school in napa.
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according other the police, daniels contacted the girls through a social networking site and began a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl in 2010 and that relationship lasted almost a year according to police. investigators say he approach he ed a 16 yeer-- 16-year-old. he texted the girls to set up liaisons at his home. he's a former vintage high school football player himself and has been a coach since 2010. police say daniels was not the girls' coach. the district says he'll no longer be working at any schools in the district. we found a web page for daniels where he offers his services as a strength and conditioning coach here in napa. police are looking for additional information and are urging
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anyone with information to contact them. that's one of the reasons we're live here at the napa police department to find out what kind of information they're looking for. we hope to get the briefing shortly. if we do we'll try to get it to you as soon as possible. >> 8:35. new this morning, the results of an investigation in to the penn state sexual abuse scandal and the report pulled no punches. it blasts everyone from joe paterno to the school president. reporter david lee miller joins us live with exactly what the investigation uncovered. >> this is the report. 276 pages was release d this morning at 9:00 eastern time. the school's board of trustees had no idea of the contents. they found out when the public did. it's a damming indictment of the school. it report singles out joe paterno, the former president of the school, graham
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spanier, as well as the former head of the athletic program, and the former vice president for business and finance at the school. the report says all should have known that jerry sandusky as far back as 1998 was a child predator. the report says authorities covered up the abuse because they feared bad publicity and the consequences the bad publicity would bring penn state. here now is what louis free, the former fbi chief who was in charge of the report said to reporters a short time ago. listen. >> the most powerful leaders at penn state university, mr. spanier, schultz, paterno, and curly, repeatedly concealed facts relating to sandusky's child abuse from the authorities, the board of trustees, the penn state community, and the public at large. >> the closest that this report has to a smoking gun is
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identified as an exhibit 2i. it's a handwritten note from gary schultz, the school's at the time senior vice president for business and finance. he took notes as far back as '98. he wrote: is this opening of pandora's box? other children. >> joe paterno apparently did not think the sexual abuse case would taint the image of the school. before his death in january he wrote a letter meant as a newspaper editorial. he believed the case was neither a football or academic scandal and that it would not tarnish the school's reputation. it was not published but was likely leaked by a player who received an advanced copy. >> we've had some slow traffic
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in some areas today, especially in the south bay, and also in marin county. let's go to marin county first because we had a crash, southbound 101. it's taken a while for them to get this out of their unfortunately even though it wasn't that serious of an injury crash, it did close one lane at least and the traffic is very slow. if you're driving on highway 94, the slow traffic is still there in antioch. the morning commute is slow in san jose and the south bay. you can see especially 101 all the way up to sunnyville. >> a stronger bigger fog bank today. many locations will cool down after we topped out yesterday. there will still be hot numbers, a few 100s, but it looks like the pattern is starting to turn around here. it takes a couple days for those
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well inland to get the effects of the sea breeze but it's starting. one more day locked in this high pattern and we would have maybe had to include the chance of thunder showers and humidity. but the fog moves out, it pushes it out of the area. inland temperatures are near 70 degrees already. some by the coast, the city, 50s, lows to mid. around the bay, the fog has been there the whole time, showing signs of lifting a little bit and that's really going to help some. but not everywhere. you still don't have the rip-roaring sea breeze yet. this is the first one. the second one will drop in and reinforce the cooler pattern as we go in to the weekend and next week. very close. a lot of the tropical clouds did make it in to southern california and parts of central california. they'll start to get pushed off toward nevada and utah. a much bigger fog bank, stronger sea breeze
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and everybody schools down. fog, sun, cool to hot. we'll go from 50s, 60s, 70s, coast and bay. then 90s and a few upper 90s to 100s. tomorrow i think we can say goodbye to the 100s and a lot of 90s. really big changes with your weekend always in view, significantly cooler. we'll settle in next week. >> it's 20 minutes before 9:00. a bay area counsel cilman was the target of a violent attack. how he ended up at a racetrack. >> yahoo apparently hacked, how a half million accounts may have been hacked and who's claiming responsibility. do you see it ? there it is ! there it is ! where ? where ?
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experts say fewer auto sector layoffs could be one reason for the surprising reports. we've heard it before. change your passwords now . why the advice is so important at this moment. >> another hack attack. that's why. this one involving 450 ,000 yahoo accounts. security experts say this could be just the beginning. the user names and passwords were reportedly stolen from yahoo voice, a voice over internet protocol. we understand the passwords were not encrypted and the information was posted online. that means other hackers can take the information and use it to infiltrate other sites. one security analyst says it's linked to a wide variety of e-mail addresses as well such as yahoo mail and gmail. hackers say the breach was intended as a
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wake-up call because yahoo security is so lax. the yahoo hack is one of the several in recent months. san francisco's linkedin admitted millions of passwords have been stolen from its website. change your passwords often. >> 8:45. the los angeles times reports the board of directors will give it to ross levenson, expect today be named the chief executive officer of the struggling internet company. he'll be their fifth ceo in five years. analysts say he'll bring a new perspective. the analyst sees it as a media giant that dominates 11 categories including sports, finance, and entertainment. >> oakland police investigating whether shots that were fired
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last night on leona creek drive may be connected to tuesday's fatal shooting, a 15-year-old hadari askari. no one was hurt. wildlife official s say a dolphin spotted in the waters near san francisco international airport yesterday may have already swam back out to sea. it was a bottle nose dolphin spotted in colma creek near highway 101. marine biologists say it didn't appear to be in distress and they've seen no sign of it this morning. a 19-year-old woman found shot to death at a motel. alex savidge is in oakland now. >> investigators right now are interviewing a friend of that victim who actually gave the
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woman cpr after she had been shot. oakland police tell me the man is being cooperative at this point. it happened at starlight hotel. she's 19-year-old, from oakland, and had been shot in the head. investigators were there at the motel all morning collecting evidence and taking photos inside the room. the 911 calls came in around 3:00 this morning. paramedics showed up but they found this woman unresponsive and eventually she was declared dead. no arrests have been made so far. police won't say if they're looking at anyone in particular in connection with this shooting. certainly this was a nerve-wracking morning for other hotel guests. >> oh, my god. i heard the gun gunshots. pop, pop. i'm like oh, and i looked out the window and was like oh, heard people screaming and yelling. i thought well, i'm not going to
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come out anymore. >> the motel manager i did talk with briefly this morning wouldn't tell me anything about who had been staying in room 11 last night but a police sergeant does say historically the starlight motel is known for prostitution. the motive in this morning's killing remains unclear. police say they don't have a lot to go on as far as leads. they try to piece together the seventh homicide. >> it's 8:49. richmond police are look ing for the men who knocked out a councilman. he went to see a tenant at a property he owns in richmond. a man suddenly burst out of the door, screamed for him to get out and punched morris in the chest. morris passed out and later woke up in his mercedes in golden gate fields five miles
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away. his cell phone was right next to him and it's unclear if anything was taken. a southern california republican congressman who pushed for contempt of congress charges against attorney general eric holder is facing his own ethics complain. citizens for responsibility and ethics in washington filed complaint against daryl issa yesterday. the complaints involve allegations at issa violated federal law by including a sealed wiretap in a congressional record. jesse jackson, jr.'s office says he's receiving medical treatment for a mood disorder. the statement says he's at a residential treatment facility and is responding positively to the treatment. >> time is now 8:50. alameda county is considering forcing drug makers to pay the cost of
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disposing of unwanted drugs. the goal is to prevent unused drugs from ending up in bay area waters or in the hands of drug addicts. the measure would be the first of its kind in the united states. the failure to comply under this measure could lead to penalties of up to $1,000 a day. two organizations in the south bay are among the winners of a contest sponsored by first lady michelle obama. their dancing is part of the first lady's "let's move" campaign to fight childhood obesity. community groups were invited to make videos to show how they promote healthy eating and exercise. this shows an after school program offered by the south valley family ymca. it won an honorable mention. this video shows a partnership between san jose state
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university and the most holy church in santa clara. it also won an honorable mention. now we can tell you all the contest winners will be invited to the white house to meet with the first lady. >> happening now, a wild fire happening in the sierra foothills forced more than two dozen evacuations. it started around 3:30 yesterday afternoon in placer county 40 miles northeastern of auburn. this is new video of the fire in to the news room. triple-digit temperatures, low humidity, and dry conditions caused the fire to spread quickly. the fire has burned 2200 acres and is about 20% contained. a much larger fire is burning in amendecino national forest. the fire is 35% contained. firefighters hope to have the fire fully
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contained by next friday. two suspects have been arrested on suspicion for stealing copper wire. they found the two suspects friday morning hiding inside the building. officers say the suspects had wire pulling tools with them. the suspects face charges of commercial burglary, conspiracy, and possession of burglary tools. >> time is 8:52. the wrongful death civil lawsuit against hans reiser continues this morning. what reiser said about his dead wife during yesterday's opening statements. >> we'll have a final look at the morning commute. looking pretty light at the toll plaza.
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>> time now, 8:55. just about 10 minutes ago testimony resumed in the civil trial against convicted wife killer hans reiser. yesterday during the opening statements, reiser attacked his wife's character. he told the jury that his wife, nina, was jealous of their two children and lied about them being sick. however, a friend of nina reiser disputed that claim and told the jurors she was a loving mother. hans reiser is serving a 15-year prison sentence for killing his wife in september of 2006. his children are now suing him for $15 million for emotional damages. >> overnight fires at a concord high school may be arson. the firefighters responded to two
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trash can fires at mount diablo high school just before 11:00. no major damage was reported, but firefighters had to break a gate to get to the flames. no word of any arrests. >> sal, did my eyes deceive me? no traffic around the toll plaza? >> pretty light there but unfortunately that's not the way it goes around the bay area. this is the good news here. traffic here is looking pretty good. 101 in marin county, still recovering from a crash. taken a little while to get that out of there. the traffic is not recovered. it's better than it was. san jose, look at all that slow traffic here. northbound 101. it stays that way all the way up to mountain view. 280 is very slow as you drive through downtown. if you're driving in to south bay, give yourself plenty of time. >> 8:57. let's go to steve. >> just heard from bab. she said steve, it's
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getting hot out here fast. i know. warm to hot. that sea breeze is raring to go. it's going to be cooler for everybody friday, then a big drop. we'll go from one extreme to the other. >> thank you. that's our report for this morning. we thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> join us at noon for more on the threat for california's closing of the biggest pot club. ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thanks for joining us.
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